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Poll Ranks Chevy SS Tops Among Production Versions of NASCAR Vehicles

The relationship between the cars you and I can buy at a dealer showroom and the souped-up versions that run in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series is, shall we say, only ...
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IPOs Fail to Generate Much Enthusiasm

There were three initial public offerings (IPOs) expected to price and begin trading last week. None made it out the door. Two appear to be willing to try again in ...
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GE Engine Gets OK for 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified for commercial flights the company’s 787-9 Dreamliner equipped with engines from General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

August 22, 2014: Among the nearly 30 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Inc. (NYSE: COUP) may have bounced off a bottom today. Shares ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 22, 2014: Markets opened mixed on Friday following news of a Russian convey moving into Ukraine. Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech today did not break any new ground, and ...
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New McDonald’s U.S. President Returning to His Roots

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced on Friday that Mike Andres will replace retiring McDonald’s U.S. president Jeff Stratton who has spent 41 years under the Golden Arches. Andres has plenty ...
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Consumers Union Rips Comcast-Time Warner Merger

In a filing on Thursday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Consumers Union (CU), the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, urged the commission to deny the proposed ...
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With Nearly 19,000 to Choose From, There Is an Android Device for That

Among the charges leveled against Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Android operating system is that every implementation of the free mobile platform is different. Not only that, but only some of ...
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Yellen Sees Negative Labor Market, Undermines Rate Hike Chances

After reciting the current reasonably upbeat data on the labor market, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reminded her audience at the Fed’s annual retreat in Jackson, Wyo., that the labor ...
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9-Year Delay Could Sink ‘Sin City’ Movie Sequel

In 2005, the original “Sin City” film opened to a weekend box office of $29.12 million. That movie’s sequel, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” opens on 2,894 screens ...
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Foot Locker on Target for All-Time High After Earnings

Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened on Friday. The footwear retailer reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.64 and $1.87 billion in ...
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Labor Day Travel to Rise as Gasoline Prices Plunge

A gallon of gasoline costs less today than at any time since last February, and the price is expected to continue dropping as U.S. motorists head into the Labor Day ...
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GameStop Hardware Sales Doubled on Xbox One, PlayStation 4

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) reported second quarter 2014 results after markets closed on Thursday. The video game retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.22 on $1.73 billion in ...
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Gap Stores Makes Gains but No Impact

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported second-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the clothing retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.70 on revenues ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

August 21, 2014: Among the nearly 40 stocks making new 52-week lows today were the following four firms: Inc. (NYSE: COUP) saw shares fall about 6.5% to a new ...
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